Oakland Athletics vs New York Yankees Prediction, 6/19/2021 MLB Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Oakland Athletics vs New York Yankees
Date: Saturday, June 19, 2021
Location: Yankee Stadium in Bronx, NY
Odds/Point Spread: Oakland (-125) New York (+100)
Domingo German and the New York Yankees (36-32, 3rd in AL East) play the Oakland Athletics (43-27, 1st in AL West) at Yankee Stadium on Saturday. The Yankees open this contest at +100 while the Athletics are coming in at -125. The total has been set at 9. The pitchers who are expected to start will be Chris Bassitt and Domingo German.
As a squad, the Oakland Athletics are notching 4.5 runs per contest, which ranks them 12th in baseball. They have a total of 318 runs while holding a team OBP of .320. The Athletics have accrued 119 two-baggers as a unit and have knocked 88 baseballs out of the stadium. They have amassed 298 runs batted in and 535 hits this year, and their average at the plate sits at .236. Oakland has a slugging rate of .414 and have struck out 607 times, while drawing a walk on 252 occasions.
The Athletics have a team ERA of 3.85 this season (13th in the league), and their staff has struck out 572 batters. They have walked 185 hitters and their FIP comes in at 3.84 as a squad on the year. They have accrued a K/BB ratio of 3.09 and the pitching staff has recorded a WHIP of 1.25. Athletics pitchers have relinquished 72 home runs and 288 runs in total (15th in baseball).
The Athletics have sent 208 relief pitchers to the mound this season. The relief pitchers have inherited 79 runners this year with 34.2% of those runners earned a run for their team. They have compiled 19 saves so far this year and have blown 7 of their 26 chances to save the game. The Athletics bullpen have compiled a save rate of 73.1% and stepped onto the hill in 59 save situations. The relievers have a total of 33 holds for the year (14th in the league). Athletics relief pitchers have entered the contest with opponents on base 51 times as well as having 54 appearances in high leverage situations.
The Athletics have converted 69.4% of baseballs in play into outs out of their 5,586 innings on the field, ranking them 16th in baseball. The Oakland Athletics have accounted for 1,862 putouts on the campaign, in addition to 538 assists and 34 errors. Their fielding rate is holding at .986 which ranks 4th in MLB, and they have twisted 484 double plays.
Bassitt has taken the mound for 485 innings and is sitting with 436 strikeouts thus far in his career. His earned run average is 3.56 (192 ER's allowed) and his WHIP is 1.233. He has given up 437 base hits (8.1 hits per 9 innings) and has 161 walks. Bassitt (26-23 career win-loss mark) has a FIP of 3.93 while facing 2,063 opposing batters in the major leagues.
The Yankees have a SLG% of .388 and they average 3.96 runs per contest (23rd in MLB). They have hit 82 doubles, while getting a free base 264 times as well as recording 269 runs. New York has hit 86 HRs so far this year to go along with 247 RBIs. They have been rung up on 625 instances (11th in MLB) and are sitting with 525 hits. The New York Yankees have earned an OBP of .317 and a batting average of .234 over the course of the season.
The New York pitching staff have conceded 270 runs for the year while having a team ERA of 3.57 (240 earned runs relinquished). They have yielded 74 homers and they allow 4.02 runs per 9 innings (9th in baseball). The Yankees have a team WHIP of 1.140 and are the owners of a FIP of 3.68 as a unit on the year. Their strikeout to walk ratio sits at 3.43 (635 strikeouts against 185 walks). They sit at 10th in the league as a staff in total hits conceded with 505.
With 55 save situations, the Yankees have amassed 30 holds in addition to 6 blown saves. New York has called on relievers to take the mound in 24 save opportunities and they have earned 18 saves. Their relief pitchers have come in 84 times in high leverage situations and on 56 occasions with runners on. New York relievers have an inherited score percentage of 24.6% out of their 65 inherited runners. They rank 4th in the league with a save percentage of 75.0%, and they have sent 203 relievers onto the diamond so far this season.
In their 5,451 innings on the field, the Yankees are sitting with a defensive efficiency of 70.7% (9th in professional baseball). The New York Yankees have turned 57 double plays and hold a fielding percentage of .983 (15th in baseball). The Yankees have recorded 602 assists, 41 errors and have accumulated 1,817 putouts on the campaign.
In his MLB career, German has allowed 277 base hits while he has totaled 330 K's in 308 frames. German (24-15 win-loss record in his career) has a 4.38 ERA while allowing 8.1 hits per nine innings. He has allowed 150 earned runs while earning a WHIP of 1.205 and being the owner of a FIP of 4.5. His strikeout to walk ratio is 3.51 and he has gone up against 1,296 hitters during his pro baseball career.
Who will win tonight's MLB game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Oakland (-125)
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